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Newsletter articles from 1999
In the March 1999 issue of the Corporation, Securities and Business Law Forum, the section council announced our pro bono initiative.
One of the primary responsibilities of the section council is to provide for the professional educational needs of our members.
The section council decided to move forward with our pro bono initiative.
In addition to our usual columns, this issue contains articles by Dexter Johnson on how to Stay Out of Trouble with the SEC, and Brent Gwillim on Piercing the Corporate Veil.
James J. Moylan, chair of the Corporation, Securities and Business Law Section Council was one of the participants at the ISBA Chicago Access Cable television presentation held in April on security laws.
Fast track at last for LLCs and LPs in Illinois
Practitioners engaged in representing limited liability companies and limited partnerships in Illinois will welcome two recently adopted amendments the Illinois Limited Liability Company Act, as amended (the "LLC Act") and the Revised Uniform Limited Partnership Act of 1986, as amended of the state of Illinois ("RULPA").
From the editor
Our fourth issue of the newsletter was developed by council member, John Doyle, and includes our regular columns and some interesting new ones
From the editor
Our third issue of the newsletter was developed by council member, Patricia C. Holland, and includes our regular columns and some interesting new ones.
From the editor
Our second issue of the newsletter was developed by council member, Donna Cunningham, and includes our regular columns and some interesting new ones
Insurance coverage issues for the Y2K computer crisis
As the new millennium draws near, the Year 2000 (Y2K) computer problem may disrupt communication, manufacturing, transportation, security systems, electronic data processing operations and many of the other daily activities that we take for granted.
ISBA Pro Bono Project
There are many reasons why attorneys in Illinois do pro bono legal work; it is rewarding, it provides needed help for clients with legitimate legal problems; it furthers the profession's standards of ethics and it gives volunteers experience and training.
Piercing the corporate veil
A recent Fifth District case provides an interesting set of facts and a good analysis of the current methods by which a court will consider piercing the corporate veil.
Purchase of assets—The duty to WARN
Frequently, when one corporation contracts to purchase the assets of another, the purchaser has no intention of continuing to operate the seller's business as an ongoing concern.
Staying out of trouble with the SEC: Tips for the brokerage firm
Over four years ago, the Securities Exchange Commission ("SEC") caused considerable consternation within the management ranks of some of the nation's largest brokerage firms when, through a series of high profile cases, it began to dramatically increase the number of administrative actions and sanctions against brokerage firm supervisors and managers.